Endometriosis Treatment Symptoms And Diagnosis

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Endometriosis Treatment - Symptoms and Diagnosis
By Andrew Bicknell | Submitted On April 04, 2012

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Endometriosis treatment is a subject that has many theories based on a lot of trial and error. The reason there is no clear cut treatment is that no one really knows what causes this disease. Most treatments are used to help control the disease and mitigate the symptoms it causes.

The symptoms of endometriosis affect the women who suffer them in different ways. Most women notice an increase in symptoms as their menstrual period approaches and begins. In rarer cases the symptoms persist throughout the month. The discomfort and pain is normally localized in the pelvic, abdominal or lower back regions. The severity of the pain caused varies from woman to woman. Endometriosis can also cause heavy menstruation and in severe cases infertility.

The first step to endometriosis treatment is getting properly diagnosed. Women who experience endometriosis symptoms should see their gynecologist. In some cases an ultrasound or MRI can detect the small endometrial growths but a definitive diagnosis can only be made through…
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